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JASM Professionals Group, May 25th

Posted by on Mar 15, 2016 in Events, General | 0 comments

JASM Professionals Group, May 25th

On Wednesday, May 25th, JASM members and non-members alike are welcome to participate in our JASM Professionals Group (JPG) event at Saji-Ya Restaurant, at 5:30pm.  JPG — put on by JASM’s Young Professionals Group Committee — provides networking opportunities primarily for business professionals at social events. Here, fellow professionals can tell stories about their experiences in Japan as well as share interests in the culture and society both from a personal and professional perspective.  Please join JASM Professional Group for some great discussion in the wonderful ambiance of Saji-Ya.   Date: Wednesday, May 25th Time: 5:30-7:30 P.M. Location:...

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March Newsletter 2016

Posted by on Mar 1, 2016 in General, Newsletter/Tsushin | 0 comments

Please click to download the PDF from here.

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Kizuna Program 5th Anniversary, Thursday, 10th

Posted by on Feb 11, 2016 in Events, General | 0 comments

Kizuna Program 5th Anniversary, Thursday, 10th

Creating a New Tohoku: Firsthand Observations on its Recovery and an Update on the Economy – Insights on the Fifth Anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake Thursday, March 10 Registration Starts 11:30am Event starts at Noon Macalester College Harmon Room DeWitt Wallace Library 1600 Grand Avenue St. Paul, MN 55105 About the Program:  To commemorate the Fifth Anniversary of The Great East Japan Earthquake, we are honored to present a special program on the progress being made in northeastern Japan, featuring a keynote address by Akihiro Ohyama, Chairman and CEO, IRIS USA.; and Ichiro Soné, Chief Executive Director, JETRO Chicago.   Speaker: Ichiro...

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Addressing Challenges in Northeast Asia: Lessons from the “Mansfield Way”, Friday October 30th.

Posted by on Oct 13, 2015 in General, Local Japan Related Events | 0 comments

The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation in coordination with the Humphrey School of Public Affairs and the Japan-America Society of Minnesota presents a symposium on: Addressing Challenges in Northeast Asia: Lessons from the “Mansfield Way” Mike Mansfield played a pivotal role in key domestic and international issues of the 20th century as U.S. congressman from Montana, U.S. Senate majority leader, and U.S. ambassador to Japan from 1977 to early 1989. On October 30, the Mansfield Foundation will convene a panel of Mike Mansfield’s friends and former colleagues to share their recollections of Ambassador Mansfield and relate how his example inspired their own...

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JASM Professionals Group; Thursday, March 31 at Saji-ya

Posted by on Oct 7, 2015 in Events, General | 0 comments

JASM Professionals Group; Thursday, March 31 at Saji-ya

On Thursday, March 31, JASM members and non-members alike are welcome to participate in our JASM Professionals Group (JPG) event at Saji-Ya Restaurant, at 5:30pm.  JPG — put on by JASM’s Young Professionals Group Committee — provides networking opportunities primarily for business professionals at social events. Here, fellow professionals can tell stories about their experiences in Japan as well as share interests in the culture and society both from a personal and professional perspective.  Please join JASM Professional Group for some great discussion in the wonderful ambiance of Saji-Ya.   Date: Thursday, March 31 Time: 5:30-7:30 P.M. Location:...

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Japan Still Matters : NAJAS/KKC Business Speaker Series

Posted by on Sep 15, 2015 in Events, General | 0 comments

Japan Still Matters : NAJAS/KKC Business Speaker Series

Japan Still Matters NAJAS/KKC Business Speaker Series Wednesday October 7th, 2015  Enhance your understanding of the Japanese market with the Business Speaker Series, a business forum featuring two speakers: one from Toray Industries (America) Inc. and the other from the National Association of Japan-America Societies (NAJAS). Increasingly, there is interest in China and Southeast Asia as desirable markets for Minnesota goods and services. Japan for many years was the 3rd largest trading partner of Minnesota. Within the last 5 years, Japan has been overtaken by China and most recently by Mexico and is now the 4th largest trading partner for Minnesota. Yet, Minnesota is...

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